Business Development Manager QML and Optimisation

Tokyo, Japan

Job Opening

The Cambridge Quantum Japan team is seeking to hire a Business Development Manager for Quantum Machine Learning and Optimisation. In this role, you will support Business Development and Product Development activities, focusing on Cambridge Quantum’s cutting edge and emerging products relating to QML.

We aim to break barriers and create a technological revolution that will create palpable change in the world and the everyday lives we lead. We are looking to grow our culture with passionate collaborators and talented minds who are just as enthusiastic about applying their knowledge and skills to do more and do good with quantum computing.

Please reach out to Cambridge Quantum’s human resources group using the contact information enclosed below and register your interest with our careers team. Should you have any questions, comments or enquiries, or if you’d like to request any disability accommodation you might require during the application or recruiting process, please contact us.



Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Cambridge Quantum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience who have a desire to do meaningful work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Description

What you will need to succeed

MSc in a relevant STEM subject (Machine Learning, Quantum Computing, Quantum Physics, Maths, Computer Science).
Relevant commercial sales / business development experience.
Or a PhD research background, with the willingness to develop into a business development position.
Experience in data science products or services, with a particular interest in one of the following: material informatics, financial services, automation of internal processes, optimisation, operational research or life sciences.
Familiarity with quantum algorithms and machine learning or optimisation techniques.
Demonstrate a passion to stay up-to-date with the most important QML scientific & technical literature.
Exceptional soft skills and the ability to interact with clients and internal scientific teams.
Good English speaking ability to converse with global teams.


Familiarity with implementation of quantum software on near-term quantum hardware.
Experience in scientific software development in an academic or industrial environment.

What’s in it for you

Working alongside a highly talented team, with leading names in the quantum computing industry. We offer a highly competitive package including equity participation, a positive approach to flexible working, health insurance, commuting allowance, enhanced holidays and incentive schemes.

The big picture

In Japan, Cambridge Quantum has already fostered associations with the key quantum hubs in industrial, chemical, pharmaceuticals/life sciences, financial services verticals and has close connections with leading universities. Our work is focused on long-term and meaningful research collaborations to bring about the most impactful application of emerging quantum computing technology to the industry.

This role supports business development and product development activities, focusing on Cambridge Quantum’s cutting edge and emerging products relating to QML. This is a client-facing role, in which you will be responsible for selecting and developing relationships with some of the world’s leading global companies. You will identify the challenges clients are facing, educate on Cambridge Quantum technologies and communicate the value proposition of our QML products and services. You will also play a pivotal role in developing products. Through regular market and competitor analysis, you will help steer our scientists on areas of application and new features, capabilities and use cases that will enhance our offering.

You will be joining a team of enthusiastic science and tech professionals that are using quantum algorithms to crack some of the most pressing industrial problems of our clients, that are leading worldwide companies in finance, life sciences, energy and transportation, to name a few. This role will offer the successful candidate plenty of growth opportunities both professionally and in terms of technical skills, particularly in areas such as product development, research and algorithms.

*Flexibility of working remotely.


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